Sean F. Thompson was born on November 2, 1975, in Bronx, New York, and moved with his family to South Florida in 1977. He attended Bucknell University in Pennsylvania on a football scholarship; receiving Patriot League honors as a scholar athlete and helping his team win the Patriot League Championship. In 1998 he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in both English and Spanish.
Sean obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2004 from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. While at Nova, Sean worked as a law clerk with the firm and was a staff member of the Nova Law Review. He was also an extremely active member of Nova's Moot Court Honor Society as well as a member of the Black Law Students Association. Sean competed in many Moot Court competitions and received awards throughout the country for National Best Oralist, Best Brief and Best Team. He subsequently was selected as a National Member of the Order of Barristers.
During his final year of law school, Sean worked as a Certified Legal Intern for the Public Defender's Office in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Broward County with the Juvenile Division. While with the Public Defender's Office he argued numerous bench trials and was poised to begin a career as an Assistant Public Defender with their office. However, after obtaining his law degree, he was offered an associate position in the medical malpractice and complex litigation division of the firm. Sean currently litigates cases in the area of medical malpractice, wrongful death, product liability, nursing home, personal injury and general negligence.
Sean is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the southern District of Florida, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Sean is also actively involved as a member of the American Association for Justice, the Florida Justice Association and the Broward County Trial Lawyers Association.
Additionally, Sean speaks to many groups on law school acceptance, legal research and writing, bar exam preparation, medical malpractice and electronic discovery. Sean annually coaches the mock trial and/or moot court teams for the Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center.